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UHF reader for convenient hands-free access

Small reader design

Consistent reading up to 2 meters (6,5 feet)

Industry standard protocols: Wiegand,

Operates with passive UHF cards (EPC GEN 2)

Supports combi card technology, UHF with HID,

serial connections

Legic, MIFARE, FeliCa, EM and Nedap

Indoor and outdoor mounting (IP65 rated housing)

3 color LED and beeper indication

The Nedap uPASS Access reader offers a revolutionary and

Plug & Play operation

enduring solution for hands-free door access. The uPASS

The uPASS Access reader contains a patented antenna design,

Access has the dimensions of a conventional access control

which is integrated in a compact slim line enclosure. It is ideal

reader but offers a read range unmatched in the industry. The

for doorpost mounting at a height of about 1,5 meters [5 ft].

uPASS Access reader provides identification at a distance of

The reader is IP65 rated, so it can be used indoors as well as

up to 2 meters [6,5 feet]* using the latest UHF technology.

outdoors. The reader features a tamper switch to immediately
provide tamper evident indication. For more information,

Compatible with existing access control systems

refer to the uPASS Access application note.

uPASS Access supports reading battery-less UHF (EPC Gen 2)
access control cards. Nedap’s portfolio contains various types

Easy integration

of combi cards that combine UHF with conventional card

Like all Nedap systems, the uPASS Access supports a variety

technologies, such as HID Prox, HID iClass, EM, MIFARE and

of well established industry-standard protocols, such as

Legic. These combi card solutions enable compatibility with

Wiegand, clock & data and serial connections like RS485.

access control installations.

This enables seamless integration into any existing or new
building access control system.

Card orientation freedom
A long range passive UHF card in direct line of sight will be


identified up to 2 meters [6,5 ft]. Card orientation freedom is

The uPASS Access reader is designed for hands-free door

guaranteed by a patented antenna design. A person wearing

access in situations such as;

a Nedap UHF credential on a lanyard can automatically be

identified by the uPASS Access reader. The UHF cards are

access for staff in hospitals, office buildings and

battery and maintenance free.

high volume entrances in office buildings,

Multi-color LED control

peripheries of sites:

The built-in high intensity red, green and blue LED’s

reception areas with automatic doors, turnstiles,

or authorised. The LED and beeper functionality can be

entrances to apartment complexes

controlled by the access control panel, but can also be

convenient door access for disabled people

universities, factories

provide the user visual feedback that the tag has been read


*when used according to the recommended guideline as
described in the uPASS Access application note.

5 ft] with passive Nedap UHF cards or Nedap UHF Combi cards Range check LED indications Green Red Blue + mix Operating temperature -30.+60°C [-22.EN301489-1 Safety EN 60950 Part nr.1 www. FCC EMC European Directive for EMC 89/336/EEC...SPECIFICATIONS Technical information uPASS Access Operating frequency 865-868 MHz uPASS Access Region 1 902-928 MHz uPASS Access Region 2 915-928 MHz uPASS Access Region 3 (see HTOG) Dimensions 150 x 50 x 40 mm [5.6 in] Weight 0. 9958240 uPASS Access dark grey region 1 9206663 uPASS Access dark grey region 2 9211926 uPASS Access dark grey region 3 Documentation How to order Guide (HTOG) uPASS Access Installation Guide uPASS Firmware Guide uPASS Door Access Application note Document version nr.. 4.4 ft] included (pigtail) Interfaces RS485 and USB2 service interface Encrypted air interface According to ISO 18000-6 C Certifications . clock & data Cable distance Wiegand 150 m [500 ft] 22AWG RS485 1200 m [3950 ft] when installed properly Cable Fixed cable length of 5 meters [16.nedapidentification. magnetic tamperswitch Output Wiegand.1 lbs] Housing Aluminium (Zamak5) chassis with polycarbonate cover Colour RAL7016 cover and RAL9006 chassis Protection IP65 [approx. 0.9 x 2 x 1.24 VDC +10% linear supply recommended Current consumption 1A @12VDC.. 5 kg [1..5@24VDC Identification The reader supports read only commands Input 2 TTL digital inputs for LED control (RED/GREEN) 1 TTL digital input for beeper control Tamper indication Yes.+140°F] Power 12.NEMA4x] Detection range Up to 2 meters [6.